From reformed alt-country enfant terribles to '90s dance DJs, former boyband stars and country music conventions, this weekend's gig guide is nothing if not eclectic.

Whatever you're heading to this weekend, enjoy.


Ryan Adams @ Olympia Theatre, Dublin
Clean Bandit @ The Academy, Dublin
Karen Egan @ Whelan's, Dublin
This is the Kit @ The Workman's Club, Dublin
Surgeon @ Cyprus Avenue, Cork [TICKETS]
Inni-K @ Coughlan's Live, Cork [TICKETS]
The Darkness @ The Spirit Store, Dundalk
Christy Moore with Declan Sinnott @ Clonmel Park Hotel, Tipperary
Sasha @ The Button Factory, Dublin
Brian Kennedy @ Briery Gap Arts Centre, Cork [TICKETS]


Joan Armatrading @ Vicar Street, Dublin
Country 2 Country @ 3Arena, Dublin
The Answer @ Whelan's, Dublin
Kidnap Kid @ Cyprus Avenue, Cork [TICKETS]
The Vincent(s), Hope is Noise, Jonny Rep @ Crane Lane, Cork
Vann Music @ The Button Factory, Dublin
Declan O'Rourke @ Kavanagh's, Portlaoise
Kieran Goss @ Draíocht, Blanchardstown [TICKETS]


The Darkness @ Whelan's, Dublin
PictureHouse @ Unitarian Church, Dublin [TICKETS]
Country 2 Country @ 3Arena, Dublin
Markus Feehily @ Olympia Theatre, Dublin
Royal Blood @ Ulster Hall, Belfast
The Strypes @ Atlantic Bar, Portrush